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Ecques tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecques in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Aire-sur-la-Lys at 8 km from Ecques

Visit Ecques: highlights and tourist information

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Ecques is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 8 km and Saint-Omer at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Ecques, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ecques in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the...

See Saint-Omer guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 20 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill...

See Cassel guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town...

See Esquelbecq guide
 
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Gravelines

Gravelines

at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

The principal attraction at Gravelines is the fortifications, built by the...

See Gravelines guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 42 km (direction south)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 43 km (direction south-west)

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is lovely...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction west)

The old town with its ramparts, castle and ancient...

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide
Wimereux

Wimereux

at 49 km (direction west)

Wimereux is a seaside town with a fine selection of Belle Epoque...

See Wimereux guide
Nausicaa

Nausicaa

at 49 km (direction west)

Nausicaa is a large aquarium and sea life centre and one...

See Nausicaa guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with...

See Valloires abbey guide
Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

The Cap Blanc-Nez and the Cap Gris-Nez are classified...

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide
Wissant

Wissant

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of France...

See Wissant guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Ecques

 
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Markets in and near Ecques

  • Arques: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (8km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (12km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (14km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (18km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (19km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (20km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (24km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Ecques, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Ecques, France

What to do at Ecques? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ecques.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (8km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (32km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (54km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (55km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (62km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (20km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (42km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (43km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (12km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (40km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (41km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (47km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (36km)
  • Grande-Synthe (38km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (43km)
  • Saint-Josse (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ecques is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Ecques is 202 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecques

Canton: Aire-sur-la-Lys

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62129

Distance to Ecques

from Arras (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 202 km

from Calais: 44 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 683 km

from Strasbourg: 456 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ecques from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blendecques, Campagne-les-Wardrecques, Clarques, Delettes, Hallines, Helfaut, Herbelles, Heuringhem, Inghem, Mametz, Pihem, Quiestede, Racquinghem, Rebecques, Roquetoire, Therouanne, Wardrecques and Wizernes.

This page in French: Visiter Ecques

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